Vowing to take a stand for, “your liberty and freedom,” Cliven Bundy says he is prepared to be killed as authorities surround a 600,000 acre section of public land as a result of Bundy violating a 1993 Bureau of Land Management ruling which changed grazing rights in order to protect the endangered desert tortoise.
The explosive growth in the number of converts to libertarianism since Ron Paul first ran for president is one of the most exciting developments of my lifetime. But I’d like to issue a note of caution.
Last year, the country began to have a conversation about whether it should be illegal for a Christian business not to participate in same-sex marriages.
Earlier this month, the tone of the debate changed. Suddenly, the debate seemed to be about whether businesses should be allowed to “refuse service to gay couples.” Not the marriages of those couples, but simply “gay couples.”
Finally some rational legislation is passed concerning ‘public servants’ unlawfully entering another person’s property.